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Coral reefs that protect Caribbean islands from hurricanes are rapidly declining
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Most marine protected areas fail to offer true protection

A new study reveals that the majority of the world's largest marine protected areas (MPAs) fail to implement effective conservation measures, allowing destructive activities to persist.

Bing Lin reports for Inside Climate News.

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Hawaii faces an unprecedented challenge as wildfire impacts coral reefs

In the wake of the Lahaina wildfire, scientists and locals grapple with the potential toxic runoff into Maui's coral ecosystems. Audrey McAvoy reports for the Associated Press.

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The race to build climate-resilient coral reefs

These innovations are speeding up the recovery of bleached corals.
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Spain investigates contamination of Atlantic shore by countless plastic pellets spilled from ship

Countless tiny plastic pellets are washing up on the shores of northern Spain and local authorities have declared an environmental emergency after a shipping container fell off a transport vessel last month.
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Is ocean iron fertilization back from the dead as a CO₂ removal tool?

After a hiatus of more than 10 years, a new round of research into ocean iron fertilization is set to begin, with scientists saying the controversial geoengineering approach has the potential to remove “gigatons per year” of carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.

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‘Ghost gear’ piles up in the Gulf of Maine amid plastic onslaught on oceans

Abandoned fishing gear, often called "ghost gear," is breaking down in our oceans and adding to the problems brought by plastics and microplastics. Recently a coalition announced new funding to remove some debris in the Gulf of Maine.